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By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Sunday, April 23, the 113th day of 2017. There are 252 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On April 23, 1789, President-elect George Washington and his wife, Martha, moved into the first executive mansion, the Franklin House, in New York.

On this date:

In … Read More

By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press Writers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall.

Trump’s GOP … Read More

BY HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” died Saturday at age 56.

A statement from the sheriff’s department in Harrison County, Indiana, said the dispatcher “received a 911 call about … Read More

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taj Gibson often describes his role for the Thunder as doing whatever the team needs.

For now, scoring is playing a bigger part than usual. The versatile 6-foot-9 power forward has found his … Read More

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Saturday, April 22, the 112th day of 2017. There are 253 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On April 22, 1864, Congress authorized the use of the phrase “In God We Trust” on U.S. coins.

On this date:

In 1889, the Oklahoma Land Rush … Read More

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin asked a member of her legal staff to look into the manslaughter case of a former Tulsa reserve deputy as a favor for her sister-in-law, newly released emails reveal.

The governor’s office released 14 pages of emails this week showing Fallin’s discourse with … Read More

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook figured out that he didn’t have to do it all.

Once that happened, the Thunder figured out how to beat the Houston Rockets.

Westbrook scored 32 points in a triple-double and the Thunder held off the Rockets 115-113 on Friday night … Read More

By The Associated Press

Today in History

Today is Friday, April 21, the 111th day of 2017. There are 254 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On April 21, 1967, army officers in Greece staged a coup, seizing power and creating a military dictatorship that ruled the country for the next … Read More

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Victor Oladipo knows the Oklahoma City Thunder need more offense from him, and Russell Westbrook’s wingman is feeling the heat.

The shooting guard averaged nearly 16 points a game during Westbrook’s record-setting season, but his scoring has dropped to about half that … Read More

By TIM TALLEY, Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democratic state Rep. Scott Inman announced Thursday he is running for Oklahoma governor next year after serving as the leader of the House Democratic caucus for the past seven years.

Inman said he plans to file paperwork to run for governor in 2018 … Read More

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